Plea rejected against Akki’s ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’
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In what has come as a relief for superstar Akshay Kumar, a plea against the stay of the release of his upcoming movie, ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ has been rejected.
On Saturday, a local court from Jaipur rejected a plea, probing a stay to the release of the Akshay Kumar starrer, ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.’ The arguments were completed on 2nd August and Saturday was reserved as a Judgement Day. Arguments took place consequently for three consecutive days. But, the Metropolitan Court in Jaipur Prima Facie did not found merit in this case and the application has been rejected.
S.S Hora Council of Viacom18 informed IANS, saying, “After studying the whole judgment, a decision will be taken in the future course of action”. Pratik Sharma a filmmaker bought up the case of copyright infringement with his advocate from Jaipur, G.D.Bansal. He filed up the petition against the makers of the film, ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.’ He filed a case against PlanC Studios, an alliance between ‘Friday Filmworks’, helmed by Neeraj Pandey and Shital Bhatia, and Reliance Entertainment on 7 July in Metropolitan Court of Jaipur. Pratik Sharma the filmmaker in Jaipur has averred that Akki‘s movie ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ has been copied from his movie ‘Gutran Gutur Gun’. The Jaipur court asked on 26 July asked the makers to reply or enter up into arguments in a case of copyright violation on July 31.
‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ is directed by Shree Narayan Singh, which deals with the sanitation in India, based on the ‘Swachch Bharat’ campaign of PM Narendra Modi and was earlier reported to be a remake of the Tamil movie ‘Joker’. The movie features Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead role and is slated to release on August 11.
Meanwhile, Akki’a another movie, ‘Padman’, which is also based on awakening about menstruation, will be releasing on April 13, 2018, next year.